Weaver Small Grants – Request for Proposals Out Now

If you’re a graduate student working in the Great Plains, you might be interested in a small grant available through The Nature Conservancy’s Nebraska Chapter.  The J.E. Weaver small grants program provides five $2500 grants to graduate students working on projects in a number of categories related to conservation in the Great Plains.  The proposal is short (three pages) and easy to write.  Please pass this information on to anyone you know who might be interested.

Click here to see the full request for proposals.  If you’d like to be on the mailing list for the annual announcement about this grant program, send an email to Mardell Jasnowski at mjasnowski(at)tnc.org.

Jasmine Cutter collects data on vegetation structure as part of a small mammal research project. The Nature Conservancy's Platte River Prairies.

Jasmine Cutter collects data on vegetation structure as part of a small mammal research project. The Nature Conservancy’s Platte River Prairies.

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About Chris Helzer

Chris Helzer is the Director of Science for The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska. His main role is to evaluate and capture lessons from the Conservancy’s land management and restoration work and then share those lessons with other landowners – both private and public. In addition, Chris works to raise awareness about the importance of prairies and their conservation through his writing, photography, and presentations to various groups. Chris is also the author of "The Ecology and Management of Prairies in the Central United States", published by the University of Iowa Press. He lives in Aurora, Nebraska with his wife Kim and their children.
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2 Responses to Weaver Small Grants – Request for Proposals Out Now

  1. Patrick says:

    Just curious Chris. Does the research need to be done in Nebraska, or can the research be done in neighboring states (e.g Loess Hills in Iowa)?

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